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Freeview reception at SW5 9SH


For reliable and stable Freeview reception, you need an unobstructed path between the TV aerial on your roof and the digital TV transmitter. The map below shows the transmitters predicted to provide a signal at this location.

You can click on any transmitter symbol to show the coverage area as a green overlay on the map. Double click on a transmitter symbol to go to the transmitter information page.

You can also view the ten closest potential '4G-at-800' mobile phone masts within 1.5km of the selected location - these masts may be used for 4G-at-800 mobile broadband services from 2013-2015.

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There are 119 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of SW59SH (page shows closest 10)

What do the map symbols mean?

 EE,  Multiple operators,  O2,  3,  Vodafone,  location on line-of-sight,  Selected location,  Freeview transmitter,  Freeview light transmitter,  Engineering/fault today.

These icons show the potential locations for 4G-at-700MHz services that may interfere with Freeview reception at some point from 2020 when the 5G 700MHz services start.

For actual mobile phone reception prediction (at 800-960MHz and 1710-2170MHz) see these phone operator's mapping sites: Three O2 T-Mobile EE Virgin

Predicted Freeview channel list

FreeSportsCrystal Palace COM6
1BBC One (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB1
2BBC TwoCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
5Channel 5Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
6ITV 2Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
8LONDON LIVECrystal Palace LW
9BBC FourCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
10ITV3Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
11Sky ArtsCrystal Palace COM5
12QuestCrystal Palace COM6
13E4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
14Film4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
17ReallyCrystal Palace COM5
18More4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
19DaveCrystal Palace COM5
20DramaCrystal Palace COM4
215USACrystal Palace COM4
 
23BBC ThreeCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
25WCrystal Palace COM6
26ITV4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
27YesterdayCrystal Palace COM6
29ITV2 +1Crystal Palace COM4
 
30E4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
31E4 ExtraCrystal Palace COM5
325STARCrystal Palace COM4
335ActionCrystal Palace COM4
34GREAT! moviesCrystal Palace COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
36pickCrystal Palace COM5
39DMAXCrystal Palace COM6
40Quest RedCrystal Palace COM5
41LegendCrystal Palace COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionCrystal Palace COM4
43Food NetworkCrystal Palace COM5
44HGTVCrystal Palace COM6
46Channel 5 +1Crystal Palace COM4
47Film4 +1Crystal Palace COM5
 
48ChallengeCrystal Palace COM5
494sevenCrystal Palace COM5
565SELECTCrystal Palace PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelCrystal Palace COM5
58ITVBe +1Crystal Palace COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Crystal Palace COM4
60Drama +1Crystal Palace COM5
64BlazeCrystal Palace COM4
67CBS RealityCrystal Palace COM4
70Quest +1Crystal Palace COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Crystal Palace COM6
73HobbyMakerCrystal Palace COM6
74Dave ja vuCrystal Palace COM4
75Yesterday +1Crystal Palace COM5
78TCCCrystal Palace COM4
 
81Blaze +1Crystal Palace COM4
82Talking Pictures TVCrystal Palace COM6
83Together TVCrystal Palace COM5
84PBS AmericaCrystal Palace COM6
88Classic HitsCrystal Palace COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Crystal Palace COM4
101BBC One HDCrystal Palace PSB3
102BBC Two HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103UTV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103ITV 1 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
103STV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
105Channel 5 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
106BBC Four HDCrystal Palace PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDCrystal Palace PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Crystal Palace PSB3
201CBBCCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
202CBeebiesCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
203CITVCrystal Palace COM4
 
204CBBC HDCrystal Palace PSB3
205CBeebies HDCrystal Palace PSB3
208POP MAXCrystal Palace COM4
209Ketchup TVCrystal Palace COM4
210Ketchup TooCrystal Palace COM4
 
211YAAAS!Crystal Palace COM4
231BBC NewsCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
232BBC ParliamentCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
233Sky NewsCrystal Palace COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishCrystal Palace COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonCrystal Palace LondonPSB1

 

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10m20m (Angel of the North)25m30m40m56m (Hyde Park Flats, Sheffield)62m (Monument)90m (Royal Liver Building, Liverpool)107m (Meridian Quay Tower, Swansea)115m (Bridgewater Place, Leeds)127m (Glasgow Tower)143m (Guy's Hospital)158m (Blackpool Tower)170m (Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth)180m (The Gherkin/BT Tower) 193m (Tower 42)235m (Canary Wharf)310m (The Shard)(default view)

Comments
Saturday, 30 April 2016
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MikeB
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

8:19 PM

philip: Check your signal strength on all the muxes, because its possible you have a problem with your aerial system, but whilse the other muxes are just hanging on, those two have gone. Could be as simple as a dodgy aeral lead, but they are cheap, so you swap them out easily to to test if its that.

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MikeB's 2,579 posts GB
Sunday, 1 May 2016
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Andy
7:08 PM
Chester

Evening all

Can anyone tell me were I can purchase a UHF/UHF Diplexer to combine The Wrekin Group K (CH 21 - 48) with Moel y Parc Group B (CH 35 - 53) ??

Been searching the web for weeks now and still cant find one! Am I looking for something that doesn't exist?

Any advice much appreciated, Trying to avoid just using a splitter!

Andy

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Andy's 12 posts GB
Monday, 2 May 2016
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

11:32 AM
Trowbridge

Andy:

What you appear to be seeking is a UHF combiner. There are some available but make sure you get one that is matched for 75 Ohms impedence and not 50 Ohms (that is suitable for satellite IF and not UHF TV signals).

There are a number of manufacturers offering potentially suitable combiners. Note that the best type are powered to avoid signal losses, especially important oif you are in a weak signal area.


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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
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Brown
6:03 PM
Glasgow

Hi, how do I know which direction to point my loft aerial, new house, no outdoor aerials near y

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Tuesday, 3 May 2016
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:26 AM
Trowbridge

Brown:

Look at the blue boxes below your posting and open the one named 'digitaluk trade'. That will show the compass direction for your local/preferred transmitter.

Have the aerial installed using that bearing and ensure it is correctly aligned and set with the polarisation correct. Note that you would be best using a log-periodic aerial for future reception.

Do not fall for the scam of a 'digital aerial' there is no such thing and is a marketing ploy to charge more for the same aerials! Depending on your exact location, you may need to avoid having large buildings between you and the transmitter, some of the tower blocks in Glasgow can be a problem.


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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
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GeordieLad
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

12:22 PM
Towcester

Andy: If I may add to JB38's comment, you could try a company called DASTV in Mansfield. They have (or had) a vast range of good quality components such as splitters and combiners as well as log periodic aerials when last I dealt with them. However, the DASTV website which was (and possibly still is) www.dastv.co.uk now brings up WordPress Hello World (whatever that is!) However, I understand that the e-mail address info@dastv.co.uk is still valid, as is their address:
2 Hamilton Place
Hamilton Way
Mansfield
Nottinghamshire
NG18 5FA

Good Luck.

Geordie lad

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GeordieLad's 43 posts GB
Sunday, 8 May 2016
J
John Harvey
7:35 PM
Wolverhampton

Some Free view channels began to "block" on fri 06-05-2016 early morning using Wolverhampton homes communal aerial. Different channels are available at different times.
Tried using internal portable aerial which is giving similar variable results.

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John Harvey's 1 post GB
Sunday, 22 May 2016
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Natasha Muirhead
12:04 PM
Birmingham

To whom it may concern,

Please could you tell me how I can watch the True Entertainment channel free view channel 61 on catch up.

Thank you, I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours Sincerely

Natasha Muirhead

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Natasha Muirhead's 1 post GB
Tuesday, 31 May 2016
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John Ward
2:22 PM

Current BBC1 has interference and pixelisation from Heathfield transmitter. this is occuring on two tv's , all other programme reception appears normal.
My signal strength is 51% after signal boosting.

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MikeB
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:59 PM

John Ward: We need to know about your location (postcode) and signal strength on the other muxes.

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